Highcliffe Primary School is firmly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school. Safer recruitment procedures are followed for the appointment of all staff and volunteers.

The school follows the principles and procedures laid down by government guidelines and Redcar and Cleveland Local Safeguarding Board. 

We have a duty to take reasonable action to ensure the welfare and safety of its pupils and, in cases where staff have cause to be concerned that a pupil may be subject to ill-treatment, neglect or other forms of abuse, incuding E-Safety, staff will follow our Child Protection Procedures. All staff and volunteers receive safeguarding training as part of their induction to school, and regular training through the Local Safeguarding Board or with our Safeguarding Consultant, Pete Davies.

All concerns are passed through the members of staff who are trained as "Designated Child Protection Officers" in school in compliance with the "sharing of information" guidance.

The Child Protection Designated Teacher/Safeguarding Officer (DSL) is Miss N King, Head Teacher. 

The Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL) is Mrs Aimee Salter, Upper Key Stage Two Leader.

The Child Protection Office for Education is Mrs Marianne Dixon (01642 837744)

The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command (CEOP) Officers are Mrs A Salter, Upper Key Stage Two Leader, and Mr R Nash, Lower Key Stage Two Leader.

Child Protection Policy

Revised Prevent Duty Guidance for England and Wales

Working Together to Safeguard Children

Keeping Children Safe in Education

 

IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS RELATING TO SAFEGUARDING, THERE ARE A NUMBER OF AGENCIES WHO YOU CAN CONTACT OR OBTAIN FURTHER INFORMATION FROM:

AGENCY CONTACT NUMBER
Police 999 for emergencies  or 101 for non emergencies
Redcar and Cleveland Social Care 01642 771500 or (08702) 402994 for ‘out of hours’ emergencies
Redcar and Cleveland Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) http://www.teescpp.org.uk then ‘click’ on the link on the right hand side of the page for Redcar and Cleveland specific site
NSPCC https://www.nspcc.org.uk

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